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Flashcards in Week 2 Pain Perception Deck (2):

Define Pain

"An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage."

  • not a good indicator of tissue damage
  • is an adaptation of our nervous system
  • noiciception is not pain


How do we experience pain according to the BPS Model?

  • Past experiences
  • Knowledge
  • Beliefs
  • Culture
  • Past successful behaviours
  • Past successful behaviours observed in others
  • etc....